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9/11-worthy media

| September 11, 2011

Take this opportunity to educate yourself of the facts surrounding the rise of radical Islam, neo-conservatism, and the politics of fear. It may change the way you view the attacks of September 11, the subsequent "war on terror," and the never-ending wars in the Middle East.

Video:

BBC Documentary Series - The Power Of Nightmares

-- Part 1 - “Baby it’s Cold Outside“

-- Part 2 - "The Phantom Victory"

-- Part 3 - "The Shadows In The Cave"

2011 MSNBC Documentary  - Day Of Destructin, Decade Of War

On TV:

National Geographic Channel - 9/11 and the American Dream  (Phenominal footage of the day's events)

Pictures:

This Is What War Looks Like – The aftermath of the 9/11 attacks took photojournalist Kate Brooks to Afghanistan and Pakistan to cover the fall of the Taliban.

Those Who Face Death  - Photojournalist Kate Brooks spent the decade after 9/11 photographing the U.S. military struggles and political upheaval in the Greater Middle East. The following collection is from her time in Iraq in 2003-2004.

Articles:

Fareed Zakaria –  Reflections on 9/11 and its aftermath

Juan Cole - A tale of two Afghan Leaders, before and after 9/11

Noam Chomsky - The Imperial Mentality and 9/11

Foreign Policy Mag - The Black Hole of 9/11

A Television News Archive - Understanding 9/11

Foreign Policy Mag – The 9/11 Anniversary Reader: FAIL edition 

Foreign Policy Mag – 9/11 from Arab Shores 

Al Jazeera - The Decade of 9/11: war without end

Slate - TRUTHERISM  2011: The rise and fall of the 9/11 conspiracy theory.

Globe & Mail – The Muslim world’s 9/11 generation emerges from a long shadow 

Doug Saunders - Al-Qaeda's zealots of yesteryear turning to politics, democracy

The Nation - The Years Since 9/11: A Lost Decade

Michael Ignatieff - 9/11 and the age of sovereign failure 

Mother Jones - Patriot Acts  

Paul Krugman - The Years of Shame 

The Atlantic - The Soldier and the Rap Star: A Tale of Two Post-9/11 Students  

Daily Mail UK - The 9/11 victims America Wants To Forget - the 200 jumpers who've been 'airbrushed from history' 

Alternet - "I Stayed to Fight" -- Being a Muslim Immigrant in Post 9/11 America  

Reuters - Decade after 9/11, Afghans languish in Pakistan  

The Independent - 9/11 lost decade: The American dream, and the missing years  

Reuters - Iraq: Victim or beneficiary of September 11 attacks? 

Washington Post - Public sees wars in Iraq, Afghanistan as least effective means of reducing terrorism  

New York Times - One 9/11 tally - 3.3 Trillion 

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